Sarah E. Pride Death, Obituary – The name of the woman who passed away after being involved in an accident on Friday afternoon in Alton has been made public by the authorities who are responsible for the investigation of the incident. Sarah E. Pride, who was 37 years old and was originally from Cottage Hills, Illinois, did not survive the injuries that she sustained in the collision and as a result passed away, as stated by Jarrett Ford, the chief of police in Alton. Sarah E. Pride was originally from Cottage Hills, Illinois.
On Friday afternoon, at approximately 3:53 in the afternoon, a call was placed to the Alton Police Department regarding a collision that had taken place on Brown Street at the intersection with Spaulding Street. The incident happened in the central business district of the city. Ford stated that when the officers arrived, they determined that one vehicle crossed the center line into the oncoming traffic lane on Brown Street and collided with another vehicle that was traveling in the same direction. This was discovered when the officers arrived at the scene of the accident. When the police officers arrived at the scene of the accident, they made this discovery there.
One of the drivers was transported to a local medical facility for treatment of what were deemed to be relatively minor injuries sustained as a result of the accident. Pride was taken by helicopter to a medical facility in the St. Louis area, and it was at that facility that she ultimately succumbed to the illness for which she had been fighting and passed away. Personnel from the Traffic Division of the Alton Police Department and members of the Metro East Crash Assistance Team are currently conducting an investigation into the collision. The investigation is being carried out in conjunction with the Metro East Crash Assistance Team. At this time, investigations into the circumstances that led up to the accident are still being carried out as part of the ongoing investigation.